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Crinum 'Mystery'
A. Cabe @ Riverbanks Botanical Gdn, SC

Crinum 'Mystery'

Mystery Crinum Lily

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Item #: 6830

Zones: 7b to 9b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Crinum 'Mystery' is an introduction from the late crinum breeder Cecil Houdyshel, who crossed Crinum erubescens with Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet'. Crinum 'Mystery' makes a vigorous clump with 8-10, open, dark pink, deliciously fragrant flowers with white a white star-shaped throat, atop 3' tall stems, starting for us in mid-July. The short, but wide green leaves resemble the Crinum erubescens parent. This is not the same as Crinum 'Pink Mystery', which has a much lighter pink flower.